Feverfew (Tanacetum parthenium; syn. Chrysanthemum parthenium (L.) Pers., Pyrethrum parthenium Sm.) is a traditional medicinal herb which is found in many old gardens, and is also occasionally grown for ornament. The plant grows into a small bush up to around 46 cm (18 in) high, with citrus-scented leaves and is covered by flowers reminiscent of daisies. It spreads rapidly, and they will cover a wide area after a few years. It is also commonly seen in the literature by its synonyms,Chrysanthemum parthenium (L.) Bernh. and Pyrethrum parthenium (L.) Sm. Feverfew was native to Eurasia; specifically the Balkan Peninsula, Anatolia and the Caucasus, but cultivation has spread it around the world and it is now also found in Europe, the Mediterranean, North America and Chile. Uses Small, yellow and white, daisy-like blossoms. Pungent, aromatic perennial self-seeds easily in areas where it doesn't winter over. Medicinal: Long history of using leaves for fevers, menstrual cramps, and migraine headaches. Organically grown. Growing Information: The seeds should be sown outdoors in early spring.It can be grown in ordinary soil, but it will thrive in a rich, dry, well-drained loam. They can be spread directly on top of the soil or mixed with sand before broadcasting in the same manner.Keep the soil evenly moist until germination occurs.Seedlings can also be started indoors and transplanted if care is taken not to damage the roots.Seeds sown indoors should be cold stratified in the fridge for 10 days or more prior to planting.Plants should be given full sun to partial shade.Feverfew reseeds easily.